At Modern Luxury, connection and community define who we are. We use cookies to improve the Modern Luxury experience - to personalize content and ads, to provide social media features and to analyze our traffic. We also may share information about your use of our site with our social media, advertising and analytics partners. We take your privacy seriously and want you to be aware that we have recently made changes to our Privacy Policy, which can be found here.


2 Houston Estates Hit The Market

By The Editors | July 10, 2020 | Home & Real Estate

Two stately homes—one an opulent chateau-style, the other a modern marvel—hit the market. In a booming real estate scene, we take a look at these impressive listings.


100 Carnarvon Drive

Price $29,999,999

Wow Factor “A true neoclassical masterpiece, Chateau Carnarvon is the definition of luxury and refinement, surrounded by private, parklike grounds,” says Kellie Geitner. “The 26,000-square-foot-plus chateau is designed for elegant entertaining and the display of museum-quality art. The setting and architecture evoke the grandeur of Versailles and the art-filled mansions of Paris’ 16th arrondissement.”

Specs 26,401 square feet, 8 bedrooms, 8 full baths, 4 half-baths, 4-car air-conditioned garage, handpainted gilt details, reproduced period moldings, antique boiserie, Versailles room, music room, billiard room, theater, formal gardens, imported olive trees and citrus groves, expansive pool, fountains and more

Contact Kellie Geitner, Martha Turner Sotheby’s International Realty, 713.213.2011,


9030 Sandringham Drive

Price $19,950,000

Wow Factor “A modern masterpiece, 9030 Sandringham Drive is the finest contemporary Houston estate offered for sale in decades,” says Mike Mahlstedt. “The home is fit for both family and entertaining—with a climate-controlled wine grotto; 10-seat home theater; half-size indoor basketball court; and stunning backyard haven, including covered loggia, impressive swimming pool and spa, playground, zip line and putting green. The 2-acre-plus property offers a serene escape from the hustle of Houston right in the heart of close-in Memorial.”

Specs 21,738 square feet, 8 bedrooms, 9 full baths, 5 half-baths, 3-car garage, 1,500-bottle wine room, Miele and Sub-Zero appliances, Viking grill, wood-burning pizza oven and more

Contact Mike Mahlstedt, 713.435.9126, mike.‌mahlstedt@‌compass‌‌.‌com; Katie Forney, 713.775.6933; katie.forney@compass.‌com; Compass

Photography by: From top, photos by: Rob Muir Photography; TK Images